Community & Culture Miami-Dade County Visual Arts

Yo Soy la Mala: Drag en el Exilio

Yo Soy la Mala: Drag en el ExilioMarch 31 & April 1, 7pm РCentro Cultural Espa̱ol, 1490 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami

Centro Cultural Español, The Nightclub and Reading Queer present Yo Soy la Mala: Drag en el Exilio, a series of curated performances and workshops exploring the intersection of drag, politics and identity. On Saturday from 7 to 11 p.m., ten of the city’s foremost genderqueer and drag artists will activate CCEMiami’s main gallery with a drag show highlighting Miami’s unique tradition of queer excess and tropicalia. followed by a dance party and DJ set in celebration of the memory and legacy of La Lupe, the legendary singer and Caribbean queer icon whose lyrics inspired the title of the series. Donations from the event will go to YES Institute and Americans for Immigrant Justice. Sunday from 1 to 3, a panel of scolars of queer culture will explore artistic practices, followed by a Vogue Dancing Workshop taught by Jason Rodriquez of NYC’s House of Ninja from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free. @CCEMiami